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Softball Falls to No. 25 North Carolina in Series Finale

Three of Pandolfo's eight hits this season have been homers.

Three of Pandolfo's eight hits this season have been homers.

March 10, 2013

Box Score

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.  – No. 25 North Carolina’s five-run fourth blew open a tight game and handed the Eagles their ninth consecutive loss on Sunday by a final of 10-4.  The Tar Heels swept the three-game series by a combined score of 25-8 to improve to 18-6 while the Eagles dropped to 4-11 this season.

Lori Spingola (11-4) got the win for UNC while allowing six hits and four earned runs over 5.1 innings.  Andrea Filler (2-8) took the loss for BC as she surrendered 10 hits and seven earned runs over 3.1 innings. 

The Tar Heels jumped out to a 3-0 after one inning but BC was able to trim the deficit in the third.  Maria Pandolfo drew a two out walk before Alana DiMaso’s second homer of the season cut the UNC lead to 3-2.

North Carolina extended their lead in the fourth inning – plating five runs against Filler and reliever Stephanie Lord.  Amber Parrish’s two-run shot in the inning did the damage as UNC took an 8-2 lead into the fifth.

Pandolfo’s two-run shot in the fifth, her third homer of the season, cut the deficit to 8-4 but the Eagles couldn’t get any closer as North Carolina won by a 10-4 score for the second consecutive game.

Boston College will be in action on Friday at the USF Tournament against Temple and Colgate.

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